Look at this amazingly carved mammoth ivory sculpture of monkeys. Notice how one of the monkeys is picking on the lotus pods, while the other large monkey sitting opposite it is looking on. In a group of monkeys, each of them is actively involved in doing something. Notice the protruding faces, rough facial features and etchings of fur. This is another style of carving animals, portraying them as wild and rustic beings in the jungle.
Group of monkeys
The last monkey in the line seems to be biting the tail of the next monkey. The Master Carver has managed to carve the lotus leaves and seed pods with great affinity and all of the monkeys seem to be interested in it. There is another seed pod of lotus seed right behind the monkeys in the front. A large monkey has climbed over it. Another smaller sized monkey is sucking on the lotus stem as the bigger monkey holds it. Don’t miss noticing the large hole in the lotus leaf beneath it. Each toe and finger are exquisitely etched and carved, while the polish and finish of the complete sculpture brings about the glory and beauty of the mammoth ivory. Carved from a single piece of pure and legal mammoth ivory,
The complete sculpture of monkeys depicts the enthusiasm, inherent activity and curiosity that monkeys possess naturally. Look how the Master Carver has managed to etch the fur. The slightly indented lines give it a natural look. Focus on how beautifully the artist has managed to put together the whole scene in solid mammoth ivory.
The complete sculpture rests on a solid wooden stand that is rectangle in shape and large enough to provide a stable base. It is custom handcrafted with traditional designs to enhance the beauty of the ivory carving.
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